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Panasonic Adds 10 Designs For XS1 Digicams

Secaucus, N.J. — Panasonic continued to send out camera announcements for the third day in a row on Friday as it unveiled 10 exclusive new designs for the previously announced Lumix ultra-thin DMC-XS1.

The Panasonic digital camera, which combines a host of creative options in “Panasonic’s slimmest body yet,” will be offered in 10 new design patterns based on the following six concepts:

•        Pop Art: cheerful design with colorful graphics;

•        Gift Wrapping: designed in the motif of beautiful gift wrapping;

•        Floral Nature: designed in the motif of plants and flowers;

•        Digital: urban design with digital typography;

•        Texture: high fashion design with faux texture; and

•        Japanese Traditional: design with Japanese traditional Kanji characters.

Key features in the Lumix XS1 include a 24mm wide-angle 5x optical zoom lens (24-120mm 35mm equivalent); special effects including Creative Control, Creative Retouch and Creative Panorama; top-mounted video record button for capturing 720p HD video; iA (Intelligent Auto) mode; optical image stabilizer; intelligent ISO control; intelligent scene selector; intelligent exposure; and face detection.

Panasonic is now taking orders for the new XS1 camera designs at